Tour archive for Why Does the Queen Die? (Play). 1st May 2015-3rd May 2015 [TOUR]


Why Does the Queen Die? archiveThe play, set in Austria towards the end of Schubert's young life (he died at 31), is a celebration of his achievements and friendships. Using contemporary language and allusions, Burnside presents a compelling and often funny snapshot of Schubert, his friendships, intrigues, gossip, drinking, hangovers, dancing and sausage parties, woven seamlessly with Schubert's unforgettable songs, performed live on stage throughout the play.


Edward Liddall (Franz Schubert), Matthew Palmer (Josef von Spaun), Jonathan Hyde (Franz von Schober), Pierre Riley (Anselm Huttenbrenner), Adam Sullivan (Johann Mayrhofer), Thomas Isherwood (Moritz von Schwind), Jessica Dandy (Gisela), Bianca Andrew (Lotte), Judy Brown (Silke), Ines Lorans (Karoline Esterhazy, Adrian Thompson (Johann Michael Vogl)


Author: Iain Burnside
Presented by: Guildhall School
Director(s): Iain Burnside, Victoria Newlyn (movement)
Design(s): Aaron Marsden, Catherine Morgan
Lighting: Charlie Morgan Jones
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Why Does the Queen Die?

Why Does the Queen Die? (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01376937662. Details of all Why Does the Queen Die? archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1121777055

Archive Listings

1 May 15
3 May 15
Barbican Centre
West End
Greater London

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